Monday, August 05, 2013

Links Aug 5

South Sudan’s new government must quickly enact oil law Global Witness

Ghana loses $4.9b in extractive industry within 38 years Ghana Business News

Kenya: Konza City offers bag of goodies for ICT park investors Business Daily
"The government is offering a raft of tax incentives for investors putting up capital at Konza Technopolis as it seeks to leverage the take-off of Kenya’s planned premier city."

Belgium tightens laws on development finance and tax havens Eurodad

Obama’s tax plan a bad bargain for small business The Hill

UK: Mandarins face sack after refusing to answer tax questions The Telegraph
"More than 100 senior civil servants employed 'off-payroll' are refusing to reveal how much tax they pay, in defiance of orders from the Treasury."

Argentina: All crazy about the dollar Perfil (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero

The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation IMF
Hat tip: New Rules for Global Finance

A Recovery for All: Rethinking Socio-Economic Policies for Children and Poor Households Unicef

Uzbek leader's daughter linked to money laundering South China Morning Post

Mukhtar Ablyazov, the Kazakh fugitive, found guilty of £2.6bn fraud, wanted by Russia, sued in London, finally captured in France The Independent


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